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The Pioneer Projects - Economical exploration of the solar systemThe interplanetary Pioneer missions are reviewed in terms of management implications and cost control. The responsibilities, organizational structure, and management practices of the Pioneer Projects are presented. The lines of authority and areas of responsibility of the principal organizational elements supporting the Pioneer missions are identified, and the methods employed for maintaining effective and timely interactions among these elements are indicated. The technical and administrative functions of various organizational elements of the project are described. The management and control of activities prior to and during the hardware procurement phase are described to indicate the basis for obtaining visibility of the technical progress, utilization of resources, and cost performance of the contractors and other institutions supporting the Pioneer projects.
Document ID
19750061753
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Spahr, J. R.
Hall, C. F. (NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, Calif., United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1975
Subject Category
ASTRONAUTICS (GENERAL)
Report/Patent Number
IAF PAPER A75-002
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other